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Shaped by Faith Courses

Shaped by Faith Online Learning

A special thank you to the Roanridge Trust Fund for the grant that permits us to offer the certificate programs for leadership formation and funding from the Diocese of Central PA as well as the Roanridge grant in the Shaped by Faith location.

Shaped by Faith webinar learning opportunities are available through The Stevenson School for Ministry. Participants can learn online and/or face-to-face in small groups. Five-week e–learning opportunities are available at no cost through our Diocesan voucher system.

Shaped by Faith

As part of the Shaped By Faith program, individuals and/or parishes may have tuition covered for Shaped By Faith courses. Approximately $5,000 worth of vouchers are available each term and are offered on a first come, first serve basis. When registering for a course(s), please check the box: I/We would like to use a Shaped By Faith voucher for this course. You will also need to check the appropriate box if you are taking the course as an individual or as a parish (2 or more individuals belonging to the same parish). If you have any questions, please contact

Conversations that Inspire Change

Faculty: The Rev. Canons Chris Streeter and Dan Morrow
Day and Time: Thursday Evenings at 6:00 pm starting April 8th
Cost: $75 or FREE with a Shaped by Faith voucher

As we approach a full year living through the COVID-19 pandemic, many of us are keenly aware of the heightened anxiety present in our lives and the lives of those we have been called to serve. Pastoral conversations increasingly include expressions of worry, anger, and fear. How do we respond to the needs of this challenging season in ways that inspire faithfulness and hope? Drawing on the work of Robert Kegan and Lisa Laskow Lahey, we will explore strategies and languages that promote transformative relationships.
Learn, Pray, Act on Immigration Issues: Equipping Congregations

Learn, Pray, Act on Immigration Issues: Equipping Congregations

Faculty: Christina Luo, Esq.
Day and Time: Begins Wednesday, March 24th at 6:00 pm
Cost:$75 or FREE with a Shaped by Faith voucher

Learn how the church responds and supports local immigration and specific ways that you can connect and become a part of the Episcopal Public Policy Network and local community advocate.
This five-week online module dives deep into the ways that each participant and congregation can participate in a framework of becoming the Beloved Community. This course addresses spiritual practices for congregational life as a way that leads to truth-telling and an understanding of culture and race in the context of history. We will deepen the ways we listen to the voice of another to hear their story and let it touch our soul.

Current SSFM students can register online here. If you are new to our school, register here.

If you would like more information about these courses, please contact:
The Very Rev. Robyn Szoke-Coolidge, Dean
Phone: (717) 315-8088